The Magic Flute for Children
Mozart’s masterpiece is presented in a version shortened to 60 minutes for the youngest (from 5 years), young and also adult audiences, thus providing children with their first insight into the fascinating world of opera.
Papageno is the presenter, who accompanies the audience through the piece in an easily understandable, cheerful manner, and experiences his adventures with the prince Tamino, who has fallen in love with Pamina, the daughter of the Queen of the Night, and yearns to liberate her from the kingdom of Sarastro, who has abducted her.
However, until the happy ending of the piece, there are numerous hindrances to be overcome, such as wild beasts that bar Tamino’s path, or Monostatos, who has also fallen in love with Pamina.
- Theatre Company
- Opernhaus Zürich
- Parental rating
- Parental rating information not available.
- 58 min
- Original language
- English, German
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Thomas Barthel
- Ulrich Peter
- Chor und Orchester der Oper Zürich
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Thomas Barthel
- Ruben Drole, Franziska Rabl, Boguslaw Bidzinski, Irini Kyriakidou, Sen Guo, Christine Zoller, Jeffrey Krueger, Morgan Moody
- Opernhaus Zürich - Switzerland
You Might Also Like
W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
The main focus of the Easter Festival 2013, held for the first time with the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, is on the four performances of Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.
Elisabeth Naske: Die Rote Zora
Red Zora is a contemporary opera especially written and directed for a young audience. A courageous girl, called Red Zora, is the leader of a gang of orphans in 1930s Croatia who are fighting against injustice and unscrupulousness.
Caravan – Memories of a Circus Ring
A tribute by the Circo Roda group to traditional traveling circuses, through a poetic narrative that exalts the cultural aspects of each Brazilian region.